eServer xSeries 255 Model 8685-2RX
Network Server
07 Oct 2005

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Novell® Linux Point of Service 9, Powered by SUSE® LINUX
  Open Enterprise Server
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for x86     Service Pack 1 for SUSE® SLES 9

Other Products:
  eDirectory™ 8.7    Novell® iManager 2.5 
  Novell iPrint 5.0    Novell iFolder® 2.1 
  Apache2 Web Server 2.0 

Product Description
The xSeries 255 is the comprehensive server and storage solution providing maximum internal scalability, 4-way Intel® Xeon™ processor performance and industry-leading system management. Packed with IBM Enterprise X-Architecture™ features that deliver high-availability at an affordable price, the x255 will meet and exceed your enterprise application needs.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Rack Mount
Mother Board Revision:WXPWL8L9M1E
BIOS:AVE120AUS v.1.04 6/16/03
CPU:2 Intel®  Xeon® MP 1.50 GHz
RAM:2048 MB
Bus Type:64-bit/100Mhz PCI-X Hot Plug
32-bit/33MHz PCI
Video Adapter:ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL
Host Bus Adapter:ServerWorks  Champion™ South Bridge 5 (CSB5) , UltraATA-100
Adaptec®  Integrated AIC-7899 , Ultra160 SCSI
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  37L7206 IBM 36.4GB 10K Ultra160 SCSI Hot Swap HDD , Ultra160 SCSI
Floppy Type:1.44
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.1.5

Config Notes

Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  Integrated BCM 5703 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Intel®  Intel® PRO/100+ PCI Adapter
ServerWorks  Champion™ South Bridge 5 (CSB5)
Adaptec®  Integrated AIC-7899
ATI®  Integrated RAGE™ XL

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